Global Perspectives

Investment Focus 2020

Our ‘Illumination 2020’ edition shines a light on the investment prospects for 2020.

Global Dividend Index

The first of its kind, quarterly, long-term study into global dividend trends.

Equity Perspectives

Quarterly insight from our equity teams to help clients navigate the markets and opportunities ahead.

Fixed Income Perspectives

Quarterly insight from our fixed income teams to help clients navigate the risks and opportunities ahead.

Janus Henderson Corporate Debt Index

The Corporate Debt Index is the first edition in a long-term study into trends in company indebtedness around the world, the investment opportunities this provides and the risks it presents.

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Will the hump in defaults be a hill or a mountain?

Will the hump in defaults be a hill or a mountain?

Seth Meyer, Corporate Credit Portfolio Manager, and Esther Watt, Client Portfolio Manager, explore the default outlook for high yield bonds and the risks and opportunities this presents.

Strategic Fixed Income: the predictable Japanification of US corporates

Strategic Fixed Income: the predictable Japanification of US corporates

Jenna Barnard, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, discusses how the suppression of volatility in interest rates by major central banks has spread the Japanification phenomenon to the US.

Strategic Fixed Income: from bond glut to bond drought

Strategic Fixed Income: from bond glut to bond drought

Nicholas Ware, Portfolio Manager in the Strategic Fixed Income Team, explains why he believes the second half of 2020 will see lower net issuance in corporate bond markets following the dizzying volume of new bond issues in the first half.

Avoiding a retest

Avoiding a retest

In this video Tom Ross, corporate credit portfolio manager at Janus Henderson Investors explains why he believes the credit spread wides of March for high yield bonds are unlikely to be retested.

Breaking the link: GDP declines and default rates

Breaking the link: GDP declines and default rates

Jenna Barnard and Nicholas Ware, Portfolio Managers in the Strategic Fixed Income Team, muse over how low corporate default rates may prove to be despite the pandemic-induced economic shock.

Are near-term debt levels a distraction?

Are near-term debt levels a distraction?

Credit portfolio managers John Lloyd and Tim Winstone argue that markets are fixated with the near-term expansion in debt levels when a deeper look at credit fundamentals shows a more nuanced picture.

Taking higher-quality risk in core plus bond portfolios

Taking higher-quality risk in core plus bond portfolios

Greg Wilensky, Head of U.S. Fixed Income, discusses the importance of identifying and diversifying risk factors in bond portfolios.

A negative fed funds rate: not yet willing – or needing – to go “there”

A negative fed funds rate: not yet willing – or needing – to go “there”

Co-Head of Global Bonds Nick Maroutsos states that even without negative interest rates, bond portfolios must work harder to achieve desired results.

Strategic Fixed Income — where are bond markets heading in 2020?

Strategic Fixed Income — where are bond markets heading in 2020?

For John Pattullo, Co-Head of Strategic Fixed Income, the key question for 2020 is whether the decline in economic growth and inflation is coming to an end and whether we have an economic ‘soft’ or ‘hard’ landing.

Strategic Fixed Income outlook 2020 — no reflation without a soft dollar

Strategic Fixed Income outlook 2020 — no reflation without a soft dollar

Jenna Barnard and John Pattullo, Co-Heads of Strategic Fixed Income, share their thoughts on bond markets in the coming year; where they see risks and opportunities and where they look for clues.